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                                              Thursday, May 9, 2002

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HIGHLIGHTS

      The House passed H.R. 4546, Bob Stump National Defense 
      Authorization Act for FY 2003.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4085-S4184
Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and one resolution were introduced, 
as follows: S. 2487-2502, and S. Con. Res. 109.
  Pages S4145-46
Measures Reported:
  Report to accompany S. 625, to provide Federal assistance to States 
and local jurisdictions to prosecute hate crimes. (S. Rept. No. 107-
147)
Page S4145
Andean Trade Preference Expansion Act: Senate continued consideration 
of H.R. 3009, to extend the Andean Trade Preference Act, and to grant 
additional trade benefits under that Act, taking action on the 
following amendments proposed thereto:
  Pages S4125, S4137
Withdrawn:
  Lott Amendment No. 3399 (to Amendment No. 3386), of a perfecting 
nature with respect to trade promotion authority.
Page S4125
Pending:
  Daschle Amendment No. 3386, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                     Pages S4125, S4137
  A motion was entered to close further debate on Lott Amendment No. 
3399 (to Amendment No. 3386), listed above.
Page S4125
  Subsequently, the cloture motion was withdrawn.
Page S4125
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill at 11 a.m., on Friday, May 10, 2002. 
                                                             Page S4184
Nominations--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached 
providing for consideration of Paul G. Cassell, to be United States 
District Judge for the District of Utah, at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 
2002, with a vote on confirmation of the nomination to occur at 6 p.m. 
                                                             Page S4181
Export-Import Bank Authorization: Senate disagreed to the House 
amendment to S. 1372, to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the 
United States, agreed to the House request for a conference, and the 
Chair was authorized to appoint the following conferees on the part of 
the Senate: Senators Sarbanes, Dodd, Johnson, Bayh, Gramm, Shelby, and 
Hagel.
  Pages S4181-84
Messages From the President: Senate received the following messages 
from the President of the United States during the adjournment of the 
Senate on May 3, 2002:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report to restore nondiscriminatory 
trade treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of 
Afghanistan; to the Committee on Finance. (PM-83)
Page S4143
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to two deferrals of 
budget authority, totaling $2 Billion; referred jointly, pursuant to 
the order of January 30, 1975 as modified by the order of April 11, 
1986; to the Committees on Appropriations; the Budget; and Foreign 
Relations. (PM-84)
Page S4143
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  By unanimous vote of 97 yeas (Vote No. EX. 104), Leonard E. Davis, of 
Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of 
Texas.
Pages S4089-S4102, S4184
  By unanimous vote of 97 yeas (Vote No. EX. 105), Andrew S. Hanen, of 
Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of 
Texas.
Pages S4089-S4103, S4184
  By unanimous vote of 97 yeas (Vote No. EX. 106), Samuel H. Mays, Jr., 
of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Western 
District of Tennessee.
Pages S4089-S4103, S4184
  By unanimous vote of 97 yeas (Vote No. EX. 107), Thomas M. Rose, of 
Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of 
Ohio.
Pages S4089-S4103, S4184

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Messages From the House:
  Page S4143
Measures Referred:
  Page S4143
Measures Placed on Calendar:
  Page S4143
Measures Read First Time:
  Page S4143
Executive Communications:
  Pages S4143-45
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4146-47
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4147-66
Additional Statements:
  Pages S4141-43
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S4166-80
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S4180-81
Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. (Total--107) 
                                                         Pages S4102-03
Adjournment: Senate met at 10 a.m., and adjourned at 6:28 p.m., until 
10 a.m., on Friday, May 10, 2002.


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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
AUTHORIZATION--DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Committee continued in evening session to 
mark up proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal year 2003 for 
military activities of the Department of Defense.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee met and 
approved the issuance of a subpoena to compel the testimony of certain 
witnesses.
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Oceans, Atmosphere, and Fisheries held oversight hearings to examine 
management issues at the National Marine Fisheries Services, receiving 
testimony from William T. Hogarth, Assistant Administrator for 
Fisheries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department 
of Commerce; Ray Kammer, Boyd, Maryland, former Deputy Under Secretary 
of Commerce for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; 
David Benton, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, Anchorage, 
Alaska, on behalf of the North Pacific Research Board; Penelope D. 
Dalton, Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education, 
Washington, D.C.; Richard E. Gutting, Jr., National Fisheries 
Institute, Arlington, Virginia; and Suzanne Iudicello, Rapid City, 
South Dakota.
  Hearings recessed subject to call.
PUBLIC LANDS AND FORESTS
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Public Lands 
and Forests concluded hearings on S. 454, to provide permanent funding 
for the Bureau of Land Management Payment in Lieu of Taxes program, S. 
1139, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain land to 
Lander County, Nevada, and the Secretary of the Interior to convey 
certain land to Eureka County, Nevada, for continued use as cemeteries, 
S. 1325, to ratify an agreement between the Aleut Corporation and the 
United States of America to exchange land rights received under the 
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for certain land interests on Adak 
Island, S. 1497/H.R. 2385, to convey certain property to the city of 
St. George, Utah, in order to provide for the protection and 
preservation of certain rare paleontological resources on that 
property, S. 1711/H.R. 1576, to designate the James Peak Wilderness and 
the James Peak Protection Area in the State of Colorado, and S. 1907, 
to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to the 
city of Haines, Oregon, after receiving testimony from Senator Hatch; 
Representative Udall; H.T. Johnson, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for 
Installations and Environment; Randal Bowman, Special Assistant to the 
Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, Chris Kearney, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, and 
Larry Finfer, Assistant Director for Communications, Bureau of Land 
Management, all of the Department of the Interior; Gloria Manning, 
Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System, Forest Service, 
Department of Agriculture; and Janet S. Porter, Catron County Office of 
the Treasurer, Reserve, New Mexico, on behalf of the National 
Association of Counties.
HIGHWAY TRUST FUND
Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings to examine revenue issues 
related to the Highway Trust Fund, including improving projection and 
tax estimation efficiency and accuracy, highway program size 
accommodation, and enhancing tax collection to accommodate a growing 
program, receiving testimony from Andrew Lyon, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Analysis; JayEtta Z. Hecker, 
Director, Physical Infrastructure Issues, General Accounting Office; 
and Kim P. Cawley, Chief, Natural and Physical Resources Cost Estimates 
Unit, Congressional Budget Office.
  Hearings recessed subject to call.

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CONSOLIDATED STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATES
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee began 
hearings to examine Federal student aid programs, receiving testimony 
from William D. Hansen, Deputy Secretary of Education.
  Hearings recessed subject to call.
NOMINATION PROCESS
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight 
and the Courts concluded hearings to examine the federal judicial 
selection and confirmation of nominations process, after receiving 
testimony from Bonnie J. Campbell, former Counsel to the U.S. Attorney 
General, and former Attorney General of Iowa, and C. Boyden Gray, 
former White House Counsel, both of Washington, D.C.; Judge Carlos Bea, 
California Superior Court, San Francisco; Jorge C. Rangel, Rangel Law 
Firm, Corpus Christi, Texas; Kent Markus, Capital University Law School 
Dave Thomas Center for Adoption Law, Columbus, Ohio; and Enrique 
Moreno, Law Offices of Enrique Moreno, El Paso, Texas.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded hearings on the 
nominations of Richard R. Clifton, of Hawaii, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, Christopher C. Conner, to be 
United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 
Joy Flowers Conti, to be United States District Judge for the Western 
District of Pennsylvania, and John E. Jones III, to be United States 
District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, after the 
nominees testified and answered questions in their own behalf. Mr. 
Clifton was introduced by Senators Inouye and Akaka, Mr. Conner was 
introduced by Senators Santorum and Specter, Ms. Conti was introduced 
by Senators Santorum and Specter, and Representative Hart, and Mr. 
Jones was introduced by Senators Santorum and Specter, and 
Representative Cox.
INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION
Select Committee on Intelligence: On Wednesday, May 8, Committee 
ordered favorably reported an original bill to authorize appropriations 
for fiscal year 2003 for intelligence and intelligence-related 
activities of the United States Government, the Community Management 
Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability 
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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 26 public bills, H.R. 4687-4712; 1 private bill, 
H.R. 4713; and 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 401 and H. Res. 416, were 
introduced.
  Pages H2354-55
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 1462, to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a 
program to provide assistance through States to eligible weed 
management entities to control or eradicate harmful, nonnative weeds on 
public and private land, amended (H. Rept. 107-451, Pt. 1). 
                                                             Page H2354
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Rev. 
Samuel P. Warner, First Presbyterian Church of Lumberton, North 
Carolina.
  Page H2237
Annual Meeting of the Former Members of Congress: Pursuant to the order 
of the House of Thursday, May 2, the House recessed to receive former 
Members of Congress in the House Chamber. Subsequently agreed that the 
proceedings had during the recess be printed in today's Congressional 
Record.
  Pages H2237-45
Recess: The House recessed at 9:06 a.m. and reconvened at 10:41 a.m. 
                                                     Pages H2237, H2245
Motions to Adjourn: Rejected the Taylor of Mississippi motions to 
adjourn by a yea-and-nay vote of 44 yeas to 366 nays, Roll No. 134 and 
by a recorded vote of 35 ayes to 375 nays, Roll No. 137. 
                                               Pages H2248-49, H2264-65
Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act: The House passed H.R. 
4546, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2003 for military 
activities of the Department of Defense, and for military construction, 
to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2003 by a 
recorded vote of 359 ayes to 58 noes, Roll No. 158. The title was 
amended so as to read: ``A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal 
year 2003 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for 
military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of 
Energy, to

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prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed 
Forces, and for other purposes.''.
  Pages H2265-H2386
  Rejected the Spratt motion that sought to recommit the bill to the 
Committee on Armed Forces with instructions to report it back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment that prohibits the use of funds to 
develop or deploy a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile interceptor by a 
recorded vote of 193 ayes to 223 noes, Roll No. 157.
Pages H2383-85
  Agreed to the Committee on Armed Services amendment in the nature of 
a substitute now printed in the bill (H. Rept. 107-436) and made in 
order by the rule as an original bill for the purpose of amendment. 
                                                     Pages H2282, H2383
Agreed To:
  Stump en bloc amendments numbered 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 
22 (Snyder), 23, 24, and 22 (Tiahrt) and printed in Part B of H. Rept. 
107-450 that allows the use of DNA samples maintained by DOD for law 
enforcement purposes; expresses the sense of Congress that no less than 
12 Navy aircraft carriers should be in active service and commends 
carrier crews; establishes a National Foreign Language Skills Registry; 
extends base contract for Navy-Marine Corps intranet to seven years; 
renews certain procurement technical assistance cooperative agreements 
at funding levels to support existing programs; prohibits Navy 
procurement of T-5 fuel tankers unless specifically authorized; conveys 
assets at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey to build or rehabilitate military 
housing; requires a report on the contract award for the lead design 
agent for the DD(X) ship program by March 31, 2003; authorizes three 
Navy pilot projects for the acquisition of military unaccompanied 
housing; authorizes gifts to the National Defense University; 
authorizes professional certification standards for accounting 
positions; reallocates Air Force Reserve F-16 funding for 36 Litening 
II modernization upgrade kits; and limits future Department of Defense 
reporting requirements to five years;
Pages H2328-33
  Weldon of Pennsylvania amendment numbered 1, printed in part A of H. 
Rept. 107-450, as modified, that provides a statement of policy with 
regard to enhanced cooperation between the United States and Russian 
Federation to promote mutual security (agreed to by a recorded vote of 
362 ayes to 53 noes, Roll No. 142);
Pages H2333-38, H2348-49
  Tauscher amendment numbered 2, printed in part A of H. Rept. 107-450 
that requires a report on options for achieving, prior to 2012, a level 
of from 1,700 to 2,200 operationally deployed nuclear warheads as 
outlined in the Nuclear Posture Review;
Pages H2338-39
  Spratt amendment numbered 5, printed in part A of H. Rept. 107-450, 
as amended by Hunter substitute amendment numbered 6, printed in part A 
of H. Rept. 107-450 that allocates additional funding of $65 million 
for 24 additional PAC-3 missiles and additional funding of $70 million 
for the Israeili Arrow Ballistic Missile System program to be derived 
from amounts available to the Missile Defense Agency;
Pages H2349-52
  Goode amendment numbered 8, printed in part A of H. Rept. 107-450, 
that authorizes the assignment of military personnel to assist the INS 
and Customs Service at the request of the Attorney General or the 
Secretary of the Treasury (agreed to by a recorded vote of 232 ayes to 
183 noes, Roll No. 154);
Pages H2365-68, H2381
  Paul amendment numbered 9, printed in part A of H. Rept. 107-450, 
that expresses the sense of Congress that no funds should be used to 
cooperate with or support the International Criminal Court (agreed to 
by a recorded vote of 264 ayes to 152 noes, Roll No. 155); 
                                               Pages H2368-71, H2381-82
  Bereuter amendment numbered 10 printed in Part B of H. Rept. 107-450 
that authorizes funding for the National Guard to participate in 
qualifying athletic or small arms competitions (agreed to by a recorded 
vote of 412 ayes to 2 noes, Roll No. 156); and 
                                               Pages H2371-73, H2382-83
  Smith of New Jersey amendment numbered 21 printed in Part B of H. 
Rept. 107-450 that establishes the Department of Defense-Department of 
Veterans Affairs Health Resources Sharing and Performance Improvement 
act to share and coordinate resources.
Pages H2374-80
Rejected:
  Markey amendment numbered 3, printed in part A of H. Rept. 107-450 
that sought to prohibit the research and development of a nuclear earth 
penetrator weapon (rejected by a recorded vote of 172 ayes to 243 noes, 
Roll No. 141);
Pages H2339-43
  Tierney amendment numbered 4, printed in part A of H. Rept. 107-450 
that sought to prohibit any funding for a space-based national missile 
defense program (rejected by a recorded vote of 159 ayes to 253 noes, 
Roll No. 145); and
Pages H2344-49
  Sanchez amendment numbered 7, printed in part A of H. Rept. 107-450 
that sought to permit abortions at overseas military hospitals 
(rejected by a recorded vote of 202 ayes to 215 noes, Roll No. 153). 
                                               Pages H2353-64, H2380-81
  Rejected the Roemer motion to strike all after the enacting clause by 
voice vote.
Page H2362
  Rejected the Taylor of Mississippi motions to rise by a recorded vote 
of 51 ayes to 356 noes, Roll No. 138, by a recorded vote of 49 ayes to 
352 noes, Roll No. 139, by a recorded vote of 51 ayes to 360 noes,

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Roll No. 140, by a recorded vote of 46 ayes to 356 noes, Roll No. 143, 
by a recorded vote of 48 ayes to 356 noes, Roll No. 144, by a recorded 
vote of 55 ayes to 336 noes with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 146, by 
a recorded vote of 55 ayes to 339 noes, Roll No. 147, by a recorded 
vote of 58 ayes to 325 noes with 1 voting ``present,'' Roll No. 148, by 
a recorded vote of 75 ayes to 319 noes with 1 voting ``present,'' Roll 
No. 149, by a recorded vote of 83 ayes to 312 noes, Roll No. 150, by a 
recorded vote of 154 ayes to 249 noes, Roll No. 151, and by a recorded 
vote of 168 ayes to 241 noes, Roll No. 152.
Pages H2334, H2337, H2342, H2342-43, H2344-45, H2348, H2350-51, H2352-
    53 H2360-61, H2362-63, H2364-65, H2367-68, H2374
  The Clerk was authorized to make technical corrections and conforming 
changes in the engrossment of the bill.
Page H2386
  The House agreed to H. Res. 415, the rule that provided for 
consideration of the bill by a recorded vote of 216 ayes to 200 noes, 
Roll No. 136. Agreed to order the previous question by a yea-and-nay 
vote of 215 yeas to 202 nays, Roll No. 135.
Pages H2245-48, H2249-64
Meeting Hour--Tuesday, May 14: Agreed that when the House adjourns on 
Friday, May 10, it adjourn to meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 for 
morning hour debate.
  Page H2386
Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with the Calendar Wednesday 
business of Wednesday, May 15.
  Page H2386
Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate today appears on page 
H2245.
Quorum Calls Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and twenty-three recorded 
votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on 
pages H2249, H2263-64, H2264, H2264-65, H2334, H2337, H2342, H2342-43, 
H2343, H2345, H2348, H2348-49, H2350-51, H2352-53, H2360-61, H2362-63, 
H2364-65, H2367, H2373-74, H2380-81, H2381, H2381-82, H2382-83, H2384-
85, H2385-86. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 1:50 a.m. on 
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Committee Meetings
SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS
Committee on Appropriations: Began markup of the supplemental 
appropriations for fiscal year 2002.
  Will continue on May 14.
LABOR, HHS, AND EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 
Services, and Education continued appropriation hearings. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses.
PROTECTION OF LAWFUL COMMERCE IN ARMS ACT
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and 
Consumer Protection approved for full Committee action, as amended, 
H.R. 2037, Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.
RECOVERING DICTATORS' PLUNDER
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Financial Institutions 
and Consumer Credit held a hearing on Recovering Dictators' Plunder. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
OVERSIGHT--OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
Committee on Government Reform: Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, 
Financial Management and Intergovernmental Relations held a hearing on 
``Oversight of the Management Practices of the Office of Workers' 
Compensation: Are the Complaints Justified?'' Testimony was heard from 
the following officials of the GAO: George Stalcup, Director, Strategic 
Issues; and Bernard Unger, Director, Physical Infrastructure; the 
following officials of the Department of Labor: Shelby Hallmark, 
Director, Workers' Compensation Program; and Gordon S. Heddell, 
Inspector General; and the following officials of the U.S. Postal 
Service: Ronald E. Henderson, Manager, Health and Resource Management; 
and Karla W. Corcoran, Inspector General.
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT--PROTECTING RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution held a 
hearing on H.J. Res. 91, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of 
the United States to protect the rights of crime victims. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses
MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and 
Homeland Security approved for full Committee action the following 
bills: H.R. 4623, amended, Child Obscenity and Pornography Prevention 
Act of 2002; and H.R. 4477, Sex Tourism Prohibition Improvement Act of 
2002.
  Prior to this action, the Subcommittee held a hearing on these 
measures. Testimony was heard

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Daniel P. Collins, Associate Deputy Attorney General, Department of 
Justice.
FEDERAL BUDGET ESTIMATING--ASSESSING ACCURACY
Committee on Rules: Subcommittee on Legislation and Budget Process 
continued hearings on ``Assessing the Accuracy of Federal Budget 
Estimating,'' Part II. Testimony was heard from Representatives Cox, 
Stenholm, Matsui and Ryan of Wisconsin; Daniel L. Crippen, Director, 
CBO; and R. Glenn Hubbard, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisors.
TECHNOLOGY TALENT ACT; NSF REAUTHORIZATION
Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Research approved for full 
Committee action, as amended, the following bills: H.R. 3130, 
Technology Talent Act of 2001; and H.R. 4664, National Science 
Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2002.
  Prior to this action, the Subcommittee held a hearing on H.R. 4664, 
National Science Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2002. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses.
NASA'S SCIENCE PRIORITIES
Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics held a 
hearing on NASA's Science Priorities. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of NASA: Edward Weiler, Associate Administrator, 
Space Science; Ghassem Asrar, Associate Administrator, Earth Science; 
and Mary Kicza, Associate Administrator, Biological and Physical 
Research.
VETERANS' LEGISLATION
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Ordered reported, as amended, the 
following bills: H.R. 4015, Jobs for Veterans Act; H.R. 4085, Veterans' 
and Survivors' Benefits Expansion Act of 2002; H.R. 4514, Veterans 
Major Medical Facilities Construction Act of 2002; H.R. 3253, 
Department of Veterans Affairs Emergency Preparedness Research, 
Education, and Bio-Terrorism Prevention Act of 2002, and H.R. 4608, to 
name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Wichita, 
Kansas, as the ``Robert J. Dole Department of Veterans Affairs Medical 
Center.''
EXTRATERRITORIAL INCOME REGIME
Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures 
continued hearings on the Extraterritorial Income (ETI) Regime. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

Joint Meetings
WAR ON TERRORISM
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission): 
On Wednesday, May 8, Commission concluded hearings to examine efforts 
of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to 
coordinate counter-terrorism activities among its participating States 
and the level to which these States are fulfilling their commitments to 
cooperate in this endeavor, as well as diplomatic and financial 
dimensions of the war and the role of the European Union, after 
receiving testimony from James Gurule, Under Secretary of the Treasury 
for Enforcement; Mark F. Wong, Principal Deputy Coordinator for 
Counter-Terrorism, Department of State; Portuguese Foreign Minister 
Antonio Martins da Cruz, Chairman-in-Office, OSCE, Lisbon; and Javier 
Ruperez, Ambassador of Spain to the United States, Madrid.
RUSSIAN-CHECHEN WAR
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission): 
Commission concluded hearings to examine developments in the conflict 
in Chechnya, after receiving testimony from Steven Pifer, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs; Andrei 
Babitsky, Radio Liberty, Prague, Czechoslovakia Republic; Anatol 
Lieven, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C.; 
and Aset Chadaeva, New York, New York.


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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

                              MAY 10, 2002

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Indian Affairs: to hold hearings on proposed 
legislation authorizing funds for the implementation of the Personal 
Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, 10 
a.m., SR-485.


                                 House

  Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Technology and 
Procurement, hearing on ``Intellectual Property and Government R 
for Homeland Security,'' 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                        10 a.m., Friday, May 10

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Friday: After the transaction of any morning business (not 
to extend beyond 11 a.m.), Senate will continue consideration of H.R. 
3009, Andean Trade Preference Expansion Act.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                        10 a.m., Friday, May 10

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Friday: Pro forma session. 


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